Thursday, May 9, 2013

Heart of Gold by Jessica Bird, J.R. Ward, Emily Beresford (Reading)

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She has a passion for unlocking the secrets of the past... Archaeologist Carter Wessex is drawn to Farrell Mountain to solve a centuries-old mystery  and to find a fortune in hidden gold. One thing stands in her way: Nick Farrell, a notorious corporate raider with way too much sex appeal and no patience for trespassers on his land. After an explosive introduction, Carter abandons the project...but with Nick in hot pursuit. What she finds is something more valuable than gold.... Though wary of Nick's change of heart, Carter is soon swept up into the mystery  and the arms of a man she swore she'd never fall for. As buried secrets surface and passion grows, the shocking details of the missing gold are revealed. So are Nick's true motives, leaving Carter to wonder if everything between them has been just another cunning ruse...and if Nick has more secrets yet to share. It will take a heart of gold to find the truth and have faith in a timeless love...

This book has a character from Jessica Birds Leaping Hearts. She is only mentioned in that book you don't meet her. Her being Carter Wessex or CC and she is referred to in Leaping Hearts.  Carter is gorgeous and smart and witty and when she meets cynic Nick Ferrell to ask about doing a archeological dig on his land she's got her work cut our for her. Nick doesn't believe in love but he did love his sister who died tragically and left behind her teenage son whom Nick is trying with a lot of difficulty to raise. He loves the boy but can't seem to find the right path to them getting a long. The voice work on this audiobook is really good as it was in Leaping Hearts. If you enjoyed that you'll like this one as well. There is romance and intrigue and danger throughout the book. Nick and Carter butt heads on the way to finding out secrets about lost gold and a mystery on Ferrell mountain and falling in love.  A really exciting and hot thrill ride throughout! 4 out of 5 stars for Heart of Gold by Jessica Bird.

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FYI JR Ward writing as Jessica Bird.

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